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[30 Mar 2017 | No Comment | ]

Report in The daily star, Mar 30, 2017
Another day, another militant hideout. Three to be precise.
Hours after the nearly five-day siege at a militant den in Sylhet ended on Tuesday evening, police said they tracked down three more terror hideouts — two in Sylhet’s neighbouring district Moulvibazar and one in Comilla.
Police cordoned off the two Moulvibazar dens in Nasirpur and Borohat areas early hours yesterday and the one in Comilla in the afternoon.
Some 10 to 12 suspected militants are believed to be holed up in the two Moulvibazar houses, some …

Balochistan, Featured, PAK SCENE – TERRORISM, Terrorism »

[22 Nov 2016 | No Comment | ]

The devastating suicide attack on Shah Noorani shrine in Khuzdar has underscored the fact that Islamist threat in Balochistan is both evolving and expanding. Initially inter-sectarian, the militant landscape has, apparently, also acquired intra-sectarian character. Similarly, it is political too. The toxic ideology of militant Deobandism under the unsavoury influence of Wahabism gives rise to Islamist terror in Balochistan.
If the year 1999 is taken as starting point of Islamist perpetrated violence in Balochistan, the nature of violence was inter-sectarian. The high profile incident of anti-Shia violence was carried out on …

AF-PAK /ISIS/TALIBAN, Pakistan, Taliban, Talibanisation, Terrorism »

[29 Aug 2015 | No Comment | ]

AFP report in Dawn, August 29th, 2015
KHOGYANI: The self-styled Islamic State (IS) group had ambitious plans for Afghanistan, but Taliban resistance, US drone strikes, and a society less scarred by sectarianism mean the extremists have so far failed to repeat their Middle Eastern breakthrough.
The terrorist group, which controls large areas of Syria and Iraq, has been trying for months to establish itself in Afghanistan’s eastern areas, challenging the Taliban on their own turf.
Its franchise in the war-torn country has managed to recruit disaffected Taliban fighters, as the fractious Afghan militant …

AF-PAK /ISIS/TALIBAN, Taliban, Talibanisation, Terrorism »

[29 Aug 2015 | No Comment | ]

Khaama Press, Aug 28 2015, 10:53 pm
Kabul: The Taliban militants group in Afghanistan has claimed that the ISIS affiliates operating in Afghanistan are mostly Pakistani nationals with few young Afghan men recruited by the group.
Taliban also ruled out that the Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan (IMU) terrorist group is based in Afghanistan, insisting that the militant groups are fighting under the flag and policy of Taliban in Afghanistan.
“People under the name of Daesh are currently only operating in one or two districts of Nangarhar who are mostly Pakistani nationals with a …